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Wednesday, December 8th, 2021

Legislation introduced to prevent terrorist travel

A partisan coalition of House representatives on Monday introduced a bill to strengthen the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) presence overseas. The Expanding DHS Overseas Passenger Security Screening and Vetting Operations Act would require the DHS to issue a comprehensive... Read More »

House passes Veterans EMT Support Act

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed the Veterans EMT Support Act, H.R. 1818, by a vote of 415-1. The legislation seeks to assist military medic veterans in effectively transitioning their military medical training into the civilian workforce while addressing the shortage of... Read More »

Committee hearing examines FDIC data breaches

The U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Oversight Subcommittee held a hearing on Thursday to examine the alarming number of data breaches at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). The subcommittee heard from a variety of FDIC employees, including FDIC Chief... Read More »

HHS sponsors new point-of-care anthrax diagnostics test

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) on Monday agreed to sponsor a new point-of-care anthrax diagnostic test. The 18-month, $2.5 million agreement is through ASPR’s Biomedical Advanced Research and... Read More »